Transparent Horizon


Transparent Horizon
Transparent Horizon by Louise Nevelson.jpg
The sculpture in 2019
ArtistLouise Nevelson
Year1975 (1975)
MediumCor-ten steel sculpture
LocationCambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.

Transparent Horizon is a 1975 black Cor-ten steel sculpture by Louise Nevelson, installed on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.[1][2][3][4] The artwork was among the first funded by MIT's "per cent per art" program,[5] and has been the target of vandalism.[6]


  1. ^ Russell, John (April 18, 1988). "Louise Nevelson, Artist Renowned For Wall Sculptures, Is Dead at 88" – via
  2. ^ "Transparent Horizon". MIT List Visual Arts Center. April 24, 2014.
  3. ^ Bourzac, Katherine. "Is It Art?". MIT Technology Review.
  4. ^ Nevelson, Louise; Danto, Arthur C.; N.Y.), Jewish Museum (New York; Guzman, Gabriel de (March 23, 2007). "The Sculpture of Louise Nevelson: Constructing a Legend". Yale University Press – via Google Books.
  5. ^ Shand-Tucci, Douglass (May 24, 2016). "MIT: An Architectural Tour". Chronicle Books – via Google Books.
  6. ^ Wilson, Laurie (December 16, 2016). "Louise Nevelson: Light and Shadow". Thames & Hudson – via Google Books.

External links

  • Transparent Horizon, 1975 at cultureNOW